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4048

  • Record number: 4048
  • Roof element: Revetment plaques,geison
  • Remarks: Sicilian-style geison revetment plaque broken on all sides, preserving painted double guilloche in bichrome red and purple on white ground. Elaborate design with each strand bichrome, alternating purple/white with white and red outlines, red/purple with white outlines with central red circles. Interstices alternately a palmette of 5 alternating red/purple leaves radiating from red circle, flanked by double red arcs radiating from red circle (outer arc with white dots). Hand painted, though points of compass visible inside circles. Campanian.
  • Bibliography: Die Welt der Etrusker 1988, p. 238, C2.27
  • Publication record: Die Welt der Etrusker: archäologische Denkmäler aus Museen der sozialistischen Länder. Author: Kunze, M., & V. Kästner (eds.). Place of publication: Berlin. Publication Date: 1988
  • Type of decoration: Painted double guilloche
  • Last Recorded Collection: Szépmüveszeti Muzeum
  • Height: 13.4
  • Width: 16.8
  • MPD: 2.1
  • Clay: 5YR 6/6
  • Paint: Red 2.5YR 3/4. Purple 10R 3/2. White 10YR 5/2.
  • Thickness plaque: 2.1

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